Ireland sits at the top spot in Group D with a two-point cushion over Denmark. Meanwhile, Georgia finds themselves struggling at the fourth spot and will have to register a win against Ireland in order of having an outside chance of qualifying for the Euros.
Date- Friday, October 12
Kick-Off- 6:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena
Ireland Team News
Ireland is yet to be defeated in the Euro qualifiers with three wins and two draws.
Mick McCarthy doesn’t have much to worry about in terms of injuries and is expecting to have a fully fit squad.
Brighton defender, Shane Duffy is likely to feature against Georgia after being declared fit. Aaron Connelly who’s fresh from a brace against Spurs last weekend will also be back in national colours.
Goalkeepers- Sean McDermott, Kieran O’Hara, Keiren Westwood, Mark Travers, James Talbot, Darren Randolph
Defenders- Seamus Coleman, Enda Stevens (Suspended), Shane Duffy, Richard Keogh, Cyrus Christie, Matt Doherty, John Egan, Kevin Long, Greg Cunningham
Midfielders- Glenn Whelan, Alan Browne, Robbie Brady, James McClean, Callum Robinson, Jack Byrne, Jeff Hendrick, Conor Hourihane, Callum O’Dowda, Alan Judge, Josh Cullen, Harry Arter
Forwards- Sean Maguire, David McGoldrick, Scott Hogan, Aiden O’Brien, Ronan Curtis, James Collins
Georgia Team News
Georgia’s only win in the qualifiers came against Gibraltar. However, the game they drew against Denmark did Ireland big favour as they stay on top of the table.
Valerian Gvilia, Giorgi Papunashvili, and Vato Arveladze were the scorers for Georgia in their win versus Gibraltar.
Vladimir Weiss doesn’t have any injuries to update about.
Goalkeepers- Giorgi Loria, Giorgi Makaridze, Roin Kvaskhvadze, Lazare Kupatadze
Defenders- Otar Kakabadze, Jamal Tabidze, Davit Khocholava, Guram Kashia, Solomon Kverkvelia, Gia Grigalava, Lasha Dvali, Levan Kharabadze, Giorgi Navalovski
Midfielders- Lasha Parunashvili, Murtaz Daushvili, Jaba Kankava, Jano Ananidze, Valeri Qazaishvili, Otar Kiteishvili, Tornike Okriashvili, Nika Kvekveskiri, Vato Arveladze, Saba Lobzhanidze, Giorgi Aburjania, Giorgi Kharaishvili, Giorgi Merebashvili, Vakhtang Tchanturishvili, Giorgi Papunashvili, Jambul Jigauri, Valeria Gvilia, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, Levan Shengelia
Forwards- Giorgi Kvilitaia, Nika Katcharava, Levan Mchedlidze, Elguja Lobjanidze
Ireland- D Randolph; C Christie, K Long, J Egan, C Hourihane; J Cullen, A Browne; C.O’Dowda, A Connely, R Curtis; S Hogan
Georgia- G Loria; O Kakabadze, G Kashia, G Grigalava, J Tabidze; O Kiteishvili, G Aburjania; T Okriashvili, J Ananidze, V Kazaishvili; G Kvilitaia
In the last ten meetings between the two sides, it’s Ireland who’s dominated with nine ones and a draw.
Aaron Connely who scored two goals for Brighton against Spurs recently will be high on confidence and should look to carry on his goal-scoring momentum for Ireland.
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IRE vs GEO Dream11 Today Match Prediction | Fantasy Team
D Randolph; G Navlaovski, O Kakabadze, K Long, J Egan; J Cullen, G Aburjania, O Kiteishvili; S Hogan, G Kvilitaia, A Connolly (C)